David L. Duff

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Fairfax, VA

Duff & Kronfeld, P.C.
 | 11320 Random Hills Road, Suite 630
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-278-2059
Fax: 703-273-4537
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

At Duff & Kronfeld, P.C., David L. Duff handles a wide variety of civil litigation disputes, particularly in the areas of family law, legal malpractice and personal injury. Mr. Duff's extensive family law experience includes complex marital property disputes, high-asset cases, child custody and support, alimony and appeals. As the law firm's managing partner, Mr. Duff accepts clients throughout Northern Virginia, particularly in Fairfax and the surrounding counties.

Mr. Duff is known for his ability to understand which approach will get the best results possible in court. While aggressively defending clients' rights, he maintains a strong sense of compassion and empathy during what is likely to be a difficult time in their lives. He has handled over 200 jury trials and is respected among his peers for his successful track record.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in education from The College of William & Mary in 1973, Mr. Duff earned his Juris Doctor in 1976 from William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Virginia and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.

A dedication to the highest legal standards has earned Mr. Duff numerous recognitions, including the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America** and frequently lectures on family law and legal malpractice for continuing legal education programs. Mr. Duff is an active member of various bars and associations, including the Virginia State Bar, the Fairfax Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (70%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Professional Liability (20%): Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019

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About David Duff

Admitted: 1976, Virginia

Professional Webpage: https://www.dufflawfirm.com/Meet-Our-Team/

Honors/Awards:

  • "Best Lawyers in America," The American Lawyer. Fall, 2007-2017.
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating 2001-2017
  • “Virginia Super Lawyer,” Richmond Magazine. July 2006-2018.
  • "Washington, D.C.'s Best Lawyers," Washington Post Magazine. October 2007-2013.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Fairfax Bar Association Family Law Section
  • The American Association for Justice, formerly Association for Trial Lawyers of America 
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia 
  • Virginia State Bar
  • American Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • Bishop O'Connell High School (1969). Arlington, VA
  • College of William and Mary (1973). Williamsburg, VA
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Office Location for David L. Duff

11320 Random Hills Road
Suite 630
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: 703-278-2059

Fax: 703-273-4537

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Last Updated: 12/11/2018

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